Rs 10 million compensation announced families of martyred policemen

KARACHI: On the directives of former president Asif Ali Zardari, Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah has announced Rs 10 million compensation for the families of policemen martyred in Mirpurkhas.

Two Station House Officers (SHOs) and three police personnel lost their lives while five others were injured in exchange of fire with dacoits.

During telephone conversation with the chief minister, Mr Zardari praised the sacrifices rendered by the police in Sindh.

The funeral prayers of the martyred policemen were offered in Hyderabad on Saturday.